TXF CPRI: Trade, Commodity & Export Finance Virtual 2021
TXF PRI: Trade, Commodity & Export Finance is taking place this February. Delve into the local market and make high-level contacts that might just lead to your next deal...
ECAs are playing a growing role in the financing of small, strategic-commodity mining projects – even coming in alongside royalty providers in deals where they might not be treated equally in a foreclosure or default situation.
Collateral management agreements have always played a vital role in commodity trade, but in today’s litigious world the relevance of the CMA is more than ever. Here, Peter Hopkins, managing director at DRUM Risk, outlines the origins of the CMA, the increased need to police the commodity supply chain and draws in some ‘war stories’ to provide a frontline flavour to the sector.
Gunvor’s oversubscribed biodiesel borrowing base has revealed significant lender support for the backing of cleaner products in line with the energy transition. But, with the handful of biggest traders attracting plenty of debt, and SMEs struggling to secure such volumes of financing, the already large funding gap at the lower end of the commodity trade finance market is set to widen.